asynchronous operation


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asynchronous operation

[ā′siŋ·krə·nəs ‚äp·ə′rā·shən]
(electronics)
An operation that is started by a completion signal from a previous operation, proceeds at the maximum speed of the circuits until finished, and then generates its own completion signal.
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There are three different general implementations of controller-based remote copy: synchronous, semi-synchronous, and asynchronous operation.
Another level of flexibility is the ability to support clock forwarding and asynchronous operation.
Ian Robertson CEO of Solstice reports: "Our existing line of USB High Speed Asynchronous duplicators (1 to 3, 1 to 7, 1 to 11, & 1 to 15) have been extremely popular due to their acceptance of the widest array of USB connected devices, true asynchronous operation, secure erase and many other easy to use features.
• Improve support of asynchronous operations with allowance pipelining for SMTP client

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